[whatwg] Http-equiv priority
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 31 11:05:31 PST 2008
On Thu, 31 Jan 2008, Keryx Web wrote:
> Reading MS proposal (=decision!) about their new rendering mode switch,
> I have been very bugged that almost no one has picked up this flaw to be
> If a charset is set with a meta-element, it does *not* override the
> If a rendering mode is set with a meta-element, it *does* override the
> Is there any precedence for this? If not, I'd suggest that the spec
> stipulates uniform behaviour.
HTML5 defines http-equiv in a way that divorces it from HTTP headers
altogether, so actually this is a non-issue in HTML5.
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